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Volume 11, Number 2—February 2005

Perspective

Managing Febrile Respiratory Illnesses during Hypothetical SARS Outbreaks

Kamran Khan*Comments to Author , Peter Muennig†, Michael Gardam‡, and Joshua Graff Zivin†
Author affiliations: *St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; †Columbia University, New York, New York, USA; ‡University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Optimal management of undifferentiated febrile respiratory illnesses under different testing capabilities. pSARS, prevalence (i.e., pretest probability) of severe acute respiratory syndrome among febrile respiratory illnesses. Values are rounded to the nearest fraction.

Figure 2. Optimal management of undifferentiated febrile respiratory illnesses under different testing capabilities. pSARS, prevalence (i.e., pretest probability) of severe acute respiratory syndrome among febrile respiratory illnesses. Values are rounded to the nearest fraction.

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